Meet husband and wife, Sam and Deja Earley Ruddick, who will be teaching several creative classes for the UA Outreach College this fall. Having only arrived in Tucson from Boston in July, Sam and Deja are excited about learning how to live in the desert as well as working with writers honing their craft.
The UA Outreach College announces a fresh new approach to continuing education with dynamic non-credit programs for adult learners. More than 150 new Continuing Education and Professional Development offerings can now be found on the Outreach College website.
Graciela Coronado has lived in Yuma her entire life. One of five children, her parents worked hard as migrant workers to provide for their hard-working family. Determined to do something different than the rest of her family, Graciela pursued education.
The UA's Outreach College facilitates programs and services that meet the academic access, economic and regional development needs for communities throughout Arizona – a major tenet of the land-grant movement, and extends that mission globally.
UA anthropology professor Tim Finan (in khaki pants and blue shirt) talks with villagers in Barisal, Bangladesh about their recovery from Cyclone Sidr in 2009. Finan will direct the UA's new Master's in Development Practice degree program, which will be offered beginning Fall 2012. By Alexis Blue, University Communications | July 19, 2012